The Faculty of Arts was established.
The Department of Religion and Philosophy and the Department of Chinese Language were established.
The Faculty of Arts consisted of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, the Department of Foreign Language and Literature, the Department of History and Geography, and the Department of Sociology and Social Work.
The Faculty of Arts consisted of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Fine Arts, and the Religion and Philosophy Programme.
The Department of History and Geography and the Department of Sociology and Social Work were transferred to the Faculty of Social Sciences.
The Department of Music and Fine Arts was established.
The C.S. Tse Memorial Hall was inaugurated in August. The main building was named Oen Hall Building (where the Faculty of Arts is located).
The Faculty of Arts moved to the temporary campus at Renfrew Road.
The Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences programme was offered. The Major programmes included Chinese Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Geography, History, and Sociology.
The B.A. (Honours) in Music began to be offered in September.
In September, the B.A. (Honours) in Humanities and the B.A. (Honours) in Translation programmes began to be offered.
New MPhil programmes were offered: Chinese Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Linguistics, Music and Fine Arts, and Religion and Philosophy.
In September, the renovation of Oen Hall was completed. The Faculty of Arts returned to the Waterloo Road campus.
A Translation Workshop was set up by students in March.
The Electro-Acoustic Music Centre, established by the Department of Music and Fine Arts, was inaugurated in May.
The Centre for Applied Ethics was set up.
The M.A. in Language Studies was accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. The programme was offered in the following academic year.
The B.A. (Honours) in Humanities added a concentration entitled ‘Literature and Professional Writing’.
The M.A. in Music was inaugurated.
The M.A. in Chinese Literature, Language and Culture was inaugurated.
The Centre for Translation was established.
The 1st Intervarsity Creative Writing Competition was held.
The Centre for Sino-Christian Studies was established.
The International Writers’ Workshop and Writer-in-Residence programme were founded.
The 1st Lion Rock Poetry Reading was first held.
The 1st Lion Rock Classical Poetry Reading was first held.
In September, the Department of English Language and Literature, in collaboration with the Department of Education, offered the B.A. (Honours) in English Language & Literature and B.Ed. (Honours) in English Language Teaching.
"The Dream of the Red Chamber Award: The World’s Distinguished Novel in Chinese” was launched.
Courses on Liberal Studies and the M.A. in Ethics Studies began to be offered in September.
The Centre for Chinese Cultural Heritage was established in September.
The M.A. in Translation and Bilingual Communication began to be offered in September.
The B.A. in Liberal and Cultural Studies began to be offered in September.
The B.A. Programme (Broad-Based Admission) was implemented in September, with six degree programmes.
The B.A. (Honours) in Creative and Professional Writing was inaugurated.
The M.A. in Literary and Comparative Studies began to be offered in September.